Teaching entrepreneurship in South Africa

On her first co-​​op, Kate Pel­le­grino helped teach a course on entre­pre­neur­ship and co-​​led a new class on banking and finan­cial plan­ning as part of an ini­tia­tive that gives poor stu­dents free access to busi­ness school.

And she did it all a few thou­sand miles away, in Cape Town, South Africa.

“It was an excel­lent first expe­ri­ence,” Pel­le­grino said. “I couldn’t have imag­ined a better experience.”

The third-​​year psy­chology major with minors in social entre­pre­neur­ship and inter­na­tional affairs opted to com­plete her first co-​​op abroad with the Ter­tiary School in Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion, which aims to foster a new gen­er­a­tion of entre­pre­neurs living in South Africa’s poorest slums.

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